Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Kimekomi doll

Kimekomi doll is a traditional Japanese art doll.

The doll wears ornate kimonos …

…  and long hair

Carolyn takes classes in doll making, she says that these Kimekomi dolls are her favorite type as there must be a connction: Long hair and her love for English Angora with their long fur.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Aquinnah in the Sun

Aquinnah is littermate sister to Annisha, she was featured on blog when she was a little junior doe.

Now Aquinnah is a senior doe, though young but senior nonetheless.

On a sunny date, Aquinnah has a photo session.

Aquinnah behaves well...

… and she is pretty.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Carol's Effort of Promoting American Fuzzy Lop

Lori is a JW breeder but interested in starting American Fuzzy Lop.  

Lori got a bred doe from Carol but unfortunately the babies did not materialize.   So they are trying again.

It looks like the buck has some success.

What a cute couple!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Pretty Little Annisha

Annisha has just turn senior, pretty little doe.

Other than the baby photo with her littermates, Annisha had not been featured on our blog.

Annisha has developed into a little beauty.

And the first time she wins the class, she wins the BOB then the Reserve In Show.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Casey's Lambtown Trip

Lambtown fiber festival was held on October 6.   Casey and family went and had a great time.  She is sharing photos with us.

Here is a booth featuring products from Cashmere goats.

Alpaca products are always popular.

Spinning supplies booth.

Spinning wheels.

That's cute.

See who Casey ran into, Lindsay!

Casey's granddaughter Isaura.

Yummy fiber braids. 

Nice quilts.

Sampling fiber techiques.

Pretty dyed wool yarns.

Markers for knitters.

4 H goat pens.


Isaura with her dad Cole and Cole's lady friend.

Weaving supplies.

Pretty drop spindles.

Isaura is going to be a spinner when she grows up, she is trying the hand carder.

Isaura will be a knitter too, she is already interested in the mittens and hats.

Isaura is a daddy's girl.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Best In Show Judging and A Great Day for Angoras at the Hanford Show

Judge Kathleen is the Best In Show judge for show A.

At the CVRBA show in Hanford, Betty's English Angora colored senior doe Chu's Annisha wins Reserve In Show from judge Kathleen in show A.

Annisha and her Reserve In Show prize.

Show B Best In Show is judged by Amy.

In show B, judge Amy awards the Best In Show to Betty's French Angora colored senior doe Gifta.

Gifta and her Best In Show prize.  How appropriate to have all the wool breeds featured in this prize.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Show B Angora Judging at Hanford

Show B English Angora is judged by Jennifer.

Judge Jennifer checks the rabbit's genital area.

Then judge Jennifer turns the rabbit over to feel the wool.

Judge Amy is the French Angora judge in show B, on the table are five colored senior does.   Jennifer and Libbi watch the judging.

Four of the colored senior does are posing for judge Amy to determine the ranking.

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